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Diet plan for Chronic anemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   i am suffering from anemia since 5 years
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   38yrs,house wife,,married
User :   ??? u thr
Doctor :   Have you got all tests- to find out the cause of your anemia?
User :   yes...hb is 9grams
Doctor :   did your treating doctor tell you what type of anemia you have?
User :   chronic anemia

Doctor :   no- is it iron deficiency/ something else- was a peripheral smear test done?
Doctor :   r u there???
User :   hectoglobin, hb tests
Doctor :   so - you did not get a peripheral smear done?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the last time you got your hb checked?
Doctor :   are you there?

User :   10days back

User :   very yr i am getting it checked
User :   though using pills..not getting increased
Doctor :   what other tests have you got done so far? which specialist are you seeing?
User :   i dont need dat all...kindly gimme the details of food wit rich iron...
User :   iron content
Doctor :   are you non vegetarian?
Doctor :   u thr???
User :   no..pure veg
Doctor :   all green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   Cooked beans and lentils and
Pumpkin seeds
Doctor :   you can also have Enriched breakfast cereals like Kellogs
User :   ok...
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   what is meant by lentils??

Doctor :   it is a type of beans- the long ones
Doctor :   take foods rich in vit C like Orange, Orange Juice, lime jiuce/ green chillies
Doctor :   with the iron rich foods
Doctor :   that increase absorption of the iron
Doctor :   you can also eat nuts- ground nuts/ and raisins
User :   ok..thank u very much

User :   doctor
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Bye for now
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